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Corindus CorPath Robotic Navigation Telemedicine Telecardiology Cath Lab

For patients living in rural areas, life-saving procedures such as an angioplasty may only be available at a facility more than 200 miles away. To bridge this distance, ...

Telemedicine Telecardiology Telehealth University of Iowa

Research from the University of Iowa supports the claim that tele-emergency services can extend emergency care in rural hospitals. The study was published in the February edition of ...

Telecardiology, Statvideo

Advancements in technologies are paving the way for many healthcare providers to connect with patients outside their hospitals more quickly and efficiently. For cardiology departments,...

StatVideo EchoCart Telecardiology Telemedicine Cardiac Ultrasound Systems

At Johnston Medical Center in Smithfield N.C., StatVideo’s EchoCart streams real-time images of babies’ hearts and ...

Research published in the American Journal of Managed Care indicated using telemedicine to...

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A University of Alabama at Birmingham surgical team has performed the first surgery using a virtual augmented reality technology called VIPAAR (Virtual Interactive Presence in Augmented Reality)...

telestroke service increases the rate of effective tissue plasminogen activator (tPA) therapy for patients...

ControlStation

InTouch Health has announced the launch of the ControlStation (CS) App for iPad, making it easier for doctors to provide real-time, acute telemedicine consults with patients. From a single...

Using a telemedicine system to engage people in underserved, urban communities to measure and report their blood pressure remotely — outside of the doctor’s office — appears to help them achieve...

June 13, 2012 — AliveCor announced it has raised $10.5 million in Series B venture financing. The financing comes on the heels of recent presentations at major cardiology conferences, in which...

June 8, 2012 — LifeWatch AG, a wireless cardiac monitoring service and home sleep test provider in the United States, announced the launch of the world’s first-of-its-kind...

May 10, 2012 — CompuMed, Inc. announced it will offer GE Healthcare's compact ECG platform, the MAC 800, as part of a next-generation telemedicine enhanced...

Internet-based telemedicine systems appear to lead to more appropriate and effective pharmacotherapy, better blood pressure control and an overall reduction in cardiovascular risk compared to...

December 15, 2011 — InterComponentWare Inc. has been honored with the 2011 Karl Storz Prize for Telemedicine through its participation in the prestigious German "Partnership for the Heart"...

November 21, 2011 — Stereotaxis Inc. announced the launch of Odyssey Cinema Studio, a clinical procedure online broadcast platform. The system provides a turn-key solution for hospitals to...

October 21, 2011 – Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C., conceptualized “CodeHeart,” a highly secure mobile application solution developed and customized in collaboration with AT&T...

September 14, 2011 – Treatment of patients with chronic disease accounts for nearly four-fifths of United States healthcare spending.  Robert Bosch Healthcare Inc. announced new evidence...

August 17, 2011 – THA Group, a free standing in-home health company serving coastal Georgia and South Carolina, announced that it will be partnering with Cardiocom to expand its chronic telehealth...

August 17, 2011 – Enhanced communication, accessibility to remote physicians and improved workflow are some of the benefits that hospitals and radiology departments can expect to gain from MD2GO,...

August 5, 2011 – Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago will install Merge Healthcare’s iConnect software suite (vendor-neutral archive [VNA], access and share) at its 270-bed facility.

July 27, 2011 – A new echocardiography remote reading program was introduced to provide expert exam interpretation in all 50 states. The new program, created by USARAD.com, a Joint Commission...

June 20, 2011 – French technology company Withings announced today the U.S. availability of its blood pressure monitor (BPM) for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch. It is offered as a modern way to measure...

April 13, 2011 – The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) has awarded one of six national contracts to Cardiocom for home telehealth devices and services. Cardiocom will supply VA with its...

April 6, 2011 – During the American College of Cardiology’s (ACC) 60th Annual Scientific Session and Expo in New Orleans, Royal Philips Electronics demonstrated how personalized patient management...

November 16, 2010 – New telemedicine technology allows physicians to transfer digitally captured patient sounds in real time. The Littman Scope-to-Scope Tele-Auscultation System, by 3M, can...

October 5, 2010 – Rapid electronic review of children’s heart images by remote specialists can allow for earlier diagnosis and treatment of potentially serious pediatric heart problems. A new...

August 19, 2010 – A new mobile phone that provides a quick and simple way to measure, record and send vital electrocardiograms (ECGs) could help millions of people who suffer from heart-related...

July 30, 2010 – A cardiac patient remote monitoring solution that feeds live information to smart phones was cleared for use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The software includes...

June 1, 2010 – A teleproctoring technology uses robotic technology to teach physicians about new procedures without the additional expense of travel.

May 18, 2010 – A pulse oximeter that integrates with a telehealth platform is designed for ease of use by patients and clinicians. Cardiocom's new pulse oximeter can be added to its telehealth...

May 11, 2010 – A cellular accessory has been added to an implantable cardiac device remote monitoring system to make it easier for patients to securely send information to their physicians. The...

May 11, 2010 – A wireless USB adaptor allows patients with implantable cardiac devices to stay connected with physicians without the need for a standard landline phone connection. Today St. Jude...

May 11, 2010 – A software upgrade provides enhanced functionality, including the ability to view an expanded history of a patient’s remote follow-up data for electrophysiology (EP) devices. The U....

April 22, 2010 - With the proliferation of telemedicine and tereradiology services, the two fields are crossing paths on over health care networks, and in particular in image-enabled electronic...

March 1, 2010 – At the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Conference in Atlanta today, Cisco announced the availability of the Cisco HealthPresence platform. The...

February 23, 2010 - Nearly 80 million baby boomers in the United States are approaching seniors status and will need treatment for chronic illnesses.

February 18, 2010 - Clinicians treating the citizens of Concepcion, Honduras and surrounding rural area will now have access to specialists in the United States, thanks to Medweb’s recent PACS...

“Information is the lifeblood of modern medicine. Health information technology is destined to be its circulatory system.”(1) When Dr. David Blumenthal’s words appeared in the New England Journal...

January 11, 2010 – Health Canada, the Canadian equivalent of the U.S. FDA, cleared heart sound analysis software that connects wirelessly to a Bluetooth-enabled electronic stethoscope.

September 16, 2009 – Texas Cardiac Arrhythmia Institute at St. David’s Medical Center in Austin, Texas plans to create a worldwide electrophysiology (EP) telecardiology network for live...

September 1, 2009 – St. Jude Medical Inc. today announced European launch of the next generation version 4.0 of its Merlin.net Patient Care Network (PCN), a secure, Internet-based remote care...

August 18, 2009 – Medical conferencing solutions provider MultiSense Communications and medical imaging specialist Barco recently demonstrated the clinical benefits of today's telemedicine systems...

August 17, 2009 – The single largest factor for growth in the remote/home patient monitoring market is in cardiovascular disease (CD) in the United States, according to a new report from the...

August 3, 2009 – IDEAL LIFE Inc. said today its wireless remote monitoring devices were selected for a state-funded healthcare project to home monitor heart failure patients in six rural North...

August 4, 2009 – The Yale University School of Medicine today announced the successful enrollment of more than 1,650 heart failure (HF) patients as part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)-...

July 9, 2009 – InTouch Health today released Multi-Presence, a new software that expands the company’s remote presence telehealth offering, enabling multiple physicians at different locations to...

July 9, 2009 – SunTech Medical said today its clinical-grade blood pressure technology will be included in ExpressMD’s Electronic House Call remote patient monitoring device for telemedicine.

June 22, 2009 – Englewood Hospital Home Health and Hospice Services said it entered into a business relationship with Cardiocom to provide advanced home telehealth technology to patients with...

June 19, 2009 – HealthFrontier Inc., together with its technology partner, et medical devices SpA, Italy, yesterday introduced a new innovation in Web-enabled electrocardiogram (ECG) technology,...

June 2, 2009 - Transoma Medical Inc., manufacturer of Sleuth and Sleuth AT wireless, automated implantable cardiac monitoring (ICM) systems, received FDA 510(k) marketing clearance for its new...

June 2, 2009 - IDEAL LIFE Inc. and home care agency Bayada Nurses Inc. said today hospitalizations for patients using IDEAL LIFE’s remote health management products for congestive heart failure (...

April 9, 2009 - PQRST Global Technologies displayed its VITUS telecardiology platform to share data, images and ECGs this week at HIMSS 20009 in Chicago.

March 16, 2009 - St. Jude Medical Inc. today announced FDA clearance of the newest version of the Merlin.net Patient Care Network (PCN), a secure, Internet-based remote care system for patients...

November 28, 2007 - Novant Health announced a partnership with Cardiocom Multi-Disease Management whereby Novant will implement the Cardiocom System in its Presbyterian Heart Failure Program,...

April 26, 2007 — Northwest Center for Congenital Heart Disease has announced the establishment of an imaging network to improve cardiac services provided to patients throughout the Inland...

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) plans to create a pilot program that will help public and nonprofit healthcare providers establish state and regional broadband networks dedicated to...